Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Michael Stonebraker
Born: October 11, 1943
- Computer scientist widely recognized as one of the world's foremost experts in database technology and is noted for his insight in operating systems and Expert systems.
- Known for Ingres, Postgres, Vertica, Streambase, Illustra, and VoltDB.
- Founder of a number of database companies, including Ingres, Illustra, Cohera, StreamBase Systems, Vertica, VoltDB, and Paradigm4.
- Object-Relational DBMSs (1998).
Honors and awards
- Elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering (1997).
- Inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (1994).
- IEEE John von Neumann Medal.
- SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award.